Melaku Kebede | Vice President Systems & E-Banking
United Bank Sc | Ethiopia

Melaku Kebede, Vice President Systems & E-Banking, United Bank Sc

Mr. Melaku Kebede is currently Vice President, Systems & E-Banking of United Bank S.C. (one of the top private Bank in Ethiopia). Formerly, he was also Vice President Technology for Zemen Bank S.C. in Ethiopia. Before his 12+ services in banking industry, he was Registrar, Senate Member and Lecturer at Unity University College. He has led and carried out more than 16 ICT projects during his previous consultancy periods. Some of the key projects that he has actively participated and led were: conducting a Study to establish a National Switch (EthSwitch) for Ethiopia, Developing a National Financial Cyber Security Framework Strategy for Ethiopia, CORE banking (both conventional and Islamic banking) implementations for various Banks, Lead projects in implementing Mobile, Internet, Card Payment (proprietary cards, Visa, MasterCard, CUP) and Agency Banking at various Banks, Consultancy service in order to carry out Assessment of MIS of Agriculture Bank of Sudan (ABS - Khartoum) Project etc. Mr Melaku has BSc in Physics, MSc in Information Science and many other Technology and Business related certificates. He has got various recognitions and awards from different Banks and College for his best performances and achievements. Recently, he is doing various presentations on different topics (predominately on digital banking and cyber security) at places like Ethiopia (Addis Ababa), Kenya (Nairobi), Rwanda (Kigali), Egypt (Cairo) etc.

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Seamless North Africa Day 2 @ 12:30

Panel: Digital services for the underserved

  •     Reducing the cost of transactions, educating the underserved and improving access to financial services
  •     Enabling further cross-border transactions to develop a robust, transparent and low-cost financial network 
  •     Developing the range of user-centric financial services available on digital touch points
  •     Developing national data frameworks to foster financial inclusion strategies
  •     Facilitating geo-spatial mapping for deeper insights into financial inclusion landscapes

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